Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy in Nicaragua closing early on Friday, December 29 at 13:00

The U.S. Embassy in Nicaragua informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy will close at 13:00 on Friday, December 29 due to traffic concerns expected to occur in and around Managua on Friday afternoon in advance of the New Year’s Day holiday weekend.

For further information about contacting the Embassy or about security in Nicaragua:

  • See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Nicaragua Country Specific Information.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler-Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  • Contact the U.S. Embassy in Nicaragua, located at Km 5 ½ C. Sur Managua, Nicaragua, at 011-505-2252-7100, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  The American Citizen Services unit is also available by email during regular business hours, 7:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:15 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Friday, at ACS.Managua@state.gov.
  • Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).